1. Safety bulletin 56 has been issued to set forth guidelines for the reporting of motor vehicle
collisions/incidents involving FDNY apparatus. During multi-unit drill on a Sunday morning,
officers and members were discussing the new bulletin and made the following four points.
Which point is incorrect? SB56 section 3 and 4.
A. Whenever any department apparatus is involved in a major collision, the officer, driver,
and the members on the apparatus at the time of the accident shall be tested for the presence of
illegal drugs and/or alcohol.
B. When an individual alleges that the Department is responsible for a collision or incident the
individual should be informed that he/she may file a notice of claim by calling the Comptroller's
Office or visiting their website.
C. If two or more FDNY apparatus collide, the occurrence is considered to be two or more
collisions, and an Apparatus Collision Report (CD-19) is required from each unit.
D. All motor vehicles assigned to the FDNY shall be considered apparatus. In addition, for
collision reporting purposes, member's private vehicles, when authorized for use on Department
business, are also considered apparatus.
2. Listed below are different occurrences that units were involved in during the course of a
week. Which one is considered a collision? 4.2, 4.4
A. E99 was operating at a car accident on the highway when their apparatus caught on fire
after it overheated.
B. E98 was properly parked on BISP when a tree limb fell onto the cab of the apparatus and
caused minor damage.
C. E97 was properly parked on BISP when a civilian riding his bike lost control and crashed
into the back of E97.
D. LI00 was operating at a fire and when the LCC lowered the passenger side outrigger it
struck a parked civilian vehicle.
3. BC question. You are a new BC who just landed a UFO spot in B13 in Manhattan. E295,
assigned to B52 in Queens, was relocated to E63 (who is assigned to Bl5) in the Bronx. While
in E63’s response area, E295 gets an EMS run on White Plains Road and E240 Street. Upon
taking up from the run the new ECC accidentally backs into a parked car and causes minor
damage to the parked car. B13 is the nearest available battalion and is dispatched to the accident
to investigate this collision. After investigating this accident you would be correct to take which
action below? 11.2, 8.1
A. Prepare a CD19A and wait for the E295 to send you the CD 19. Instruct the Officer from
E295 to complete an FOCI report and email it to FDOC.
B. Prepare a CD19A and forward it to B52 and complete an FOCI report and email it to
C. Prepare a CD19A and forward it to Bl5 since E295 was relocated to E63. Complete an
FOCI report and email it to FDOC.
D. Prepare a CD19A and forward it to B52 and instruct the Officer from E295 to complete an
FOC1 report and email it to FDOC.
4. Please read the following three points below and choose which ones are correct. 5.2.1,
1. Upon being involved in an apparatus collision/incident, FDNY Officers and FDNY
members must realize that their primary initial obligation is to prevent the collision from
increasing in magnitude.
2. At a major collision, if at least one lane of traffic is blocked or if motorists are temporarily
inconvenienced due to traffic conditions, then the involved vehicles should be moved.
3. If at a major collision it becomes imperative to move apparatus or other vehicles, the
location of tires (if double wheeled, then the outside tire only) of all involved vehicles shall
be marked with "T" shaped marks indicating the outside edge of each tire and the center�line of the axle of each wheel.
A. All correct.
B. All incorrect
C. 1 and 2 correct.
D. 1 and 3 correct.
E. 2 and 3 correct.
5. When a company officer is preparing a collision packet all of the following items must be
included in the packet except which one listed below? 10.2
A. Two copies of the completed CD 19.
B. Two copies of the MV104(s) when required.
C. A blank piece of paper with the driver’s name, driver license number, and the state of
D. Two copies of the police accident report.
6. A CD 19 report shall be forwarded by the apparatus operator/officer withinhours of
the apparatus collision/incident. A copy of the MV104, if required, must be sent to the Safety
Command - Collision Recording Unit withindays of a collision? 10.1, 12.1
A. 72 hours / 10 days
B. 96 hours / 10 days
C. 96 hours / 4 days
D. 72 hours / 4 days
7. Which point listed below regarding the New York State Report of Motor Vehicle Accident,
MV 104, is incorrect? 12.1
A. The MV 104 must be completed if a collision results in a death.
B. The MV104 must be completed if a collision results in a personal injury.
C. The MV104 must be completed if a collision results in damage over $1,000 to the property
of any one person.
D. The MV 104 must be completed if a collision results in damage where the dollar amount
cannot be estimated.
E. The Company Officer is responsible to complete the MV 104.
8. Company officers preparing CD19’s should know that additional CD19’s will be required
in which of the following situations listed below? (More than one correct) 2.2
A. Additional CD19’s are required if a collision/incident involves more than one apparatus.
B. Additional CD19’s are required if a collision/incident involves more than one civilian
C. Additional CD19’s are required if a collision/incident involves more than two civilian
D. Additional CD19’s are required if a collision/incident involves more than two bicyclists.
E. Additional CD19’s are required if more room is needed to list all the vehicle’s occupants.
Please answer question 9 and 10 based on the scenario in question 9.
9. You are working a day tour in E99 and are 10-8 getting the meal. As your unit pulls
into the parking lot your brand new ECC side swipes E98, who is also getting the meal.
E98 was properly parked in the parking lot. You, the Officer of E99, would be correct to be
guided by which point of information below? 6.14
A. Since E99 hit E98 only one CD 19 is required. E99 will be designated as Vehicle One
while E98 will be designated as Vehicle Two. The CD 19 will be completed by the officer of
E99. E98 does not have to complete a CD 19 but will complete an unusual occurrence report.
B. Even though E99 hit E98, 2 CD19’s are required, one from each unit involved. The Officer
of E99 will prepare a CD 19 for his unit and consider E99 Vehicle 1 and E98 Vehicle 2. The
Officer of E98 will also prepare a CD 19 and consider her unit Vehicle 1 and E99 Vehicle 2.